CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 22, 1990 |
Fifteen-year-old Tamia Moore used to feel safe in her Pacoima neighborhood. It had rough parts, she conceded, but it wasn't as bad as other places, and people tended to keep to themselves. But the sense of security Tamia and her family had was shattered Wednesday when their home on Pinney Street was burglarized and defaced with racial slurs referring to blacks and Latinos.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 19, 1995 |
Virginia Farha has no relatives in Carson's Lincoln Memorial Park, but reading this week about the empty graves, trashed tombstones and missing money there worried her nonetheless. Farha's parents and nephew are buried among the celebrities at Lincoln's more famous sister cemetery, Hollywood Memorial Park.
March 31, 1995 |
Attorney Gerald Condon recalls the time a family was gathered in his office to hear the reading of the father's will. One of the sisters whipped out a computer printout and read off a list of the gifts her parents had bestowed over the years on her brothers and sisters--a car, a business loan, a wedding. "She had been keeping track and she was upset," Condon says. "Even though the will distributed the property equally to each child, she calculated she was out about $100,000.
July 30, 1999 |
The federal government on Thursday unveiled one of the most ambitious programs ever to house moderate- and low-income families, announcing $488 billion in funding that could turn tens of millions of families into new homeowners and renters in the next decade. More than $34 billion will be spent in the five-county Los Angeles area, helping more than 360,000 families in the region, which has seen home prices and rents soar in the last year as the economy continues to create more jobs than housing.
May 1, 1995 |
Proving last year's violence an aberration, hundreds of thousands of Latinos from all over the Southland gathered Downtown on Sunday for L.A. Fiesta Broadway, celebrating Cinco de Mayo in daylong festivities without a hint of trouble. Despite overcast skies, police estimated that about 300,000 people showed up at the sixth annual street fair, the largest Cinco de Mayo celebration in the country. Police fielded about 650 plainclothes and patrol officers for the event, 150 more than last year.
April 2, 2004 |
Morgan Stanley & Co. analyst Richard Bilotti testified Thursday that Adelphia Communications Corp.'s former finance chief Timothy Rigas failed to disclose that his family tapped bank loans backed by the company to buy securities. Bilotti testified at the fraud trial of Adelphia founder John Rigas, 79, and two of his sons, Michael, 50, and Timothy, 47, who are accused of hiding $2.3 billion in borrowings by the family that the company guaranteed.